Nevada Wier is a multiple award-winning photographer specializing in the remote corners of the globe and the cultures that inhabit them. Her journeys have take her crisscrossing the globe in search of compelling travel experiences and images. She has been published in numerous national and international publications, including: National Geographic, National Geographic Traveler, National Geographic Adventure, Geo, Islands, NY Times Magazine, Outside, and Smithsonian. Getty, Corbis, Blend, and National Geographic Images represent Nevada’s work. She is a Fellow of The Explorer’s Club and a member of the Women’s Geographic Society.
Nevada was the photographer for The Land of Nine Dragons - Vietnam Today (Abbeville Press), photography from contemporary Vietnam, winner of the Lowell Thomas Best Travel Book of 1992 award. She was the author and photographer of Adventure Travel Photography (Amphoto). She was a participating photographer in A Day in the Life of Thailand (Collins), Planet Vegas (Collins) and Mother Earth (Sierra Clubs Books). Her current books in-progress are A Nomadic Vision (publication TBD), Outer India (publication TBD) and Myanmar: Lost in Time (publication TBD). Her fine-art prints are featured in numerous and public and private collections. Her next exhibition, Invisible Light: The World in Infrared, will open at the Verve Gallery on September 6 – November 3, 2013
Nevada was featured in a National Geographic Explorer television episode on her travels down the Blue Nile River in Ethiopia on assignment with National Geographic magazine and was one of the photographers in Through the Lens for the National Geographic Channels. She was a frequent photographer on Canon Photo Safaris (Outdoor Life Network) and regular guest on The Travel Channel and featured in a Northwest Airlines international television and print ad campaign. She has been a speaker on the nation-wide tour LIVE …from National Geographic. Nevada is a prolific featured speaker for workshops, seminars, professional panels, and conferences. Nevada is also an Adobe Influencer with Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom, and has been featured in two video promos for Adobe Lightroom.
Nevada instructs photography workshops for National Geographic and The Santa Fe Workshops, and other educational institutions. She is currently on tour with the National Geographic Traveler CREATIVITY WITH LIGHT nation-wide seminar series.
Nevada is based in Santa Fe, New Mexico.USA.